The iconic Stonehenge monument in England was built around 4,500 years ago by farmers and herders who considered the solstice to be a significant occasion.
The Gravettian culture of prehistoric Europe is notable for its prolific cave art, figurines portraying voluptuous female figures and elaborate burial rituals.
Conspiracy that hit headlines was based on a series of now-deleted tweets.
"The key finding is that we are able to map the whole town in great detail without digging," said archaeologist Martin Millett.
The shrine forms part of the "fortress mound" at Tel Arad—an important Israeli archaeological site in southern Israel's Beersheba Valley.
Predator-prey attacks like these are rarely seen on the fossil record and offer a snapshot in time during the Sinemurian period.
Donkey polo was a popular game in ancient China among some sections of society.
Considered to be among the most significant archaeological finds of all time, the Dead Sea Scrolls contain some of the earliest versions of biblical texts.
Ballgames played an important role in the civilizations of ancient Central America.
The artifacts are thought to belong to Pharaoh Thutmose II, whose rule was short-lived and preceded that of his more famous wife and step-sister, Hatshepsut.
Some researchers consider Homo erectus to be the immediate ancestor of our own species, Homo sapiens.
The Yellow River—the second longest in the country—is sometimes referred to as "China's sorrow" due to its tendency over the centuries to produce devastating floods.
Archaeologists believe the painted leopard would have acted as a talisman to imbue its owner with the strength to pass into the afterlife.
"They may not look spectacular, but they point to an ages-old civilization," said archaeologist Clara Thys.
The Tulloch stone was discovered during the construction of a road in 2017.
"The quantity of fish we have found and studied are unprecedented in the central Sahara," researcher Savino di Lernia told Newsweek.
The findings demonstrate that Australia's earliest known human population consumed a range of plant foods, including those that required processing.
"In recent years we have seen increasing evidence that Neanderthals were more sophisticated than previously thought," researcher Emma Pomeroy said.
Symbolism has been an important part of human society since prehistoric times. Scientists show that engravings become more salient, more memorable and easier to reproduce over time.
Studies indicate that the Judean date palm was first cultivated around 7,000 years ago.
The figurine, which is about 2.4 inches long, was made about 8,500 years ago.
The necropolis at Tuna el-Gebel also features an expansive underground network of galleries where the research team says various types of animals have been buried.
Researchers say the discovery shows the human body was used for social expression as much in the Pleistocene as it was today.
The mummy of Takabuti has long been the subject of scientific research.
Research has shed new light on one of the most notorious natural disasters in history.
Previously scientists believed the different burials found at the site represented social differences.
Researchers found that metalworkers in this period also engaged in an early form of recycling.
Researchers also found evidence indicating that Neanderthals collected volcanic pumice stones.
The artifact was created by the Wari culture which developed in what is now the Peruvian Andes and flourished between 500-1000 A.D.
Archaeologists have also found more clay horses, chariots and weapons.